drop-shippers can be a big time saver when you sell on ebay
Dropshippers Can Be a Great Help When You’re Starting to Sell on e-Bay – If You Know When to Use Them
Dropshippers can save you a lot of time and effort when you’re selling on eBay. Drop shippers will ship an item that you’ve sold on eBay directly to your customer for you at the end of the auction. This can save you time and effort in a number of ways:
Drop-shippers take care of all these things for you, but it’s all transparent to your buyers. Just about every dropshipper will label the item to look like it came from you. This is important when you’re selling things on eBay, because you need to maintain your relationship with your customer.
Can You Make Money When Using a Drop Shipper?
That depends a lot on what you’re selling. If you’re selling electronics or computers, the profit margins are so small that it probably won’t make sense for you. Dropship suppliers charge for the services they offer – when you buy wholesale products to ship yourself, you’ll get them for less than through a dropshipper. When the items you’re selling have a bigger profit, you can justify the added cost.
Another drawback of dealing with dropshipping companies is you lose a certain amount of control over your business. On e Bay, your feedback reputation is critical. If you can’t rely on the wholesale dropship company to send the item on time and in good condition, it’s your reputation on the line.
One of the biggest advantages of dropshipping is that you don’t have to pay for inventory until you’ve been paid by your customer. When you list something on eBay, you never know 100% for certain that it will sell. If you buy a whole truckload of something and then it doesn’t sell, you’re stuck with it. If you list an item on eBay that you will have dropshipped and it doesn’t sell, all it cost you was the listing fees.
Drop shippers can make your business run much more efficiently on eBay, but consider the following points when choosing one:
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Sell by Lots
If you have two or more of one item, you can list it as a “lot.” For example, if you had five bottles of suntan lotion purchased from a salvage store for .50 each, and you decided to list them on eBay for $1.00 each, rather than list each one separately, another option is to sell them as a lot. Often times, people perform their search based on lots. However, if you had one bottle of suntan lotion, one bottle of regular lotion, and one bottle of aloe vera, you would want to list them as their own item.
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